Accommodating workers with
The following is only a sample of the possibilities available. An individual with osteoarthritis and walking limitations had difficulty accessing the work-site.
The employer contacted JAN asking for ways to improve access.
With the aging of the baby-boom generation, the average age for workers will increase, and the likelihood that more employees will be managing a disability increases.
A child care worker with cancer had difficulty walking through a campus environment.
The employee requested the ability to stay in one building. JAN suggested a mobility aid that the individual used solely for job functions.
Though it may be a legal requirement that employers make accommodations for their aging workforce, it also makes good economic sense.
Older workers are a vital segment of today's workforce.